GA Editor Resources

Finding your GA Editor

Instructions on how to find and contact them are here

Decision Support Centers

Need to set up a decision support center? Check out the draft Decision Support Center (DSC) Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

GA Editor Quick Links

 Using with an Agency Email       
 WFDSS FamAuth Migration FAQ       
 FamAuth Integration - WFDSS       
 WFDSS | Data (       
 The links most frequently used by GAEs are gathered in this document.

2024 Monthly Emails and Quarterly Call Notes

 GAE Monthly Email (02-15-24)       
 GAE AAR Call Recording        

2023 AAR Notes (Updated 01/18/2024)       
GAE Notifications and Fire Behavior Request Protocols (Updated 09/20/2018)

Document Archive

Looking for notes from previous calls? (2023), (2022), (2021), (2020), (2019), (2018), (2017), (2016), (2015), (2014), (2013), (2012), (2011), (2010)

Security Training and Direction

WFDSS Rules of behavior       
WFDSS Security Training       
WFDSS Security Training Job Aid

GAE Calendar

Click Here to be taken to the calendar

GA Editor Reference Guide

This guide has been assembled to answer some of the most commonly asked questions and most frequently sought after information.

Complex Incident Management and WFDSS

This document provides suggestions for how to document the information in Part D of the NWCG Wildland Fire Risk and Complexity Assessment (PMS 236) for a Complex Incident (formerly Type 1/ Type 2) in WFDSS.

Suggested Training and Prerequisites for Fire Behavior Specialists

This document has some general information and guidance on trainings and prerequisites for fire behavior specialists so that they can produce the best fire behavior analyses possible


WFDSS Contacts

Active incident decision and analysis support:       
On Call Coordinator (208)387-5253

WFDSS Next Generation / Enhancements:       
Sam AmatoWes Hall, and Jim Riddering

WFDSS Data: Amanda Rumsey and  Susan McClendon

WFDSS User Role Issues: Contact your local Geographic Area Editor or the On Call Coordinator (208) 387-5253

WFDSS National Editors and IRWIN Liaisons: Morgan PenceTJ Boyer, and  & Rick Mowery

WFDSS Spatial Fire Planning: Susan McClendon and Wes Hall  

WFDSS Help Content and Training Resources: Vacant

Bre Scheuller, Tessa Nicolet and Kim Ernstrom

GAE correspondence management:       
TJ Boyer

When in doubt contact the on call coordinator (208) 387-5253